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Published: Monday January 6, 2014 MYT 12:00:00 AM
Updated: Monday January 6, 2014 MYT 8:42:25 AM

Festive cheer from 988

On the road again: Get in the Gong Xi Fa Cai spirit with 988 announcers (from left) Cassey, Hau Min, Jason, Yi Hui, KK, Xin Yi, Yin Yin and Piao Ming during the station’s CNY tour.

On the road again: Get in the Gong Xi Fa Cai spirit with 988 announcers (from left) Cassey, Hau Min, Jason, Yi Hui, KK, Xin Yi, Yin Yin and Piao Ming during the station’s CNY tour.

The radio station is determined to spread some festive cheer to ring in the Year of the Horse.

MANY reckon this is the year to tighten our belts, but it really doesn’t cost much to have a good time. With just a few weeks to go before the Year of the Horse comes galloping in, 988 aims to keep the festive mood going with entertainment-packed Chinese New Year promotional tours and exclusive freebies. 

Now that’s not going to be hard on the wallet at all.

This year, 988’s annual studio album – its sixth – is cheekily entitled 988 Ma Ma Mi Ya Guo Hao Nian (988 Mama Mia Have A Good Year). The album is available on CD and DVD and will be given away for free during the station’s upcoming promotional tour, along with ang pow packets, calendars and other CNY goodies.

Usher in the new year with festive tunes and catch 988 announcers every weekend beginning this Sunday, Jan 12 (2pm-5pm) at Tropicana City Mall, Petaling Jaya. The tour will continue in Leisure Mall, Kuala Lumpur on Jan 18; Paragon Mall, Penang on Jan 25; and Ipoh Parade, Ipoh on Jan 26.

Also on 988 this week:

> Music Gets Crazy (Monday-Friday, 1pm-3pm): More cool freebies! Fans of the good-looking and talented KPop boy band ZE:A are in for a treat. Every day this week, we’re giving away two premium tickets worth RM600 each to the band’s concert ZE:A Illusionist Live In Kuala Lumpur, which will be held at Kenanga Wholesale City, Kuala Lumpur, on Jan 18. Stay tuned and wait for the cue to call.

> Pasar Malam (Monday-Thursday, 8pm-10pm): On Pasar Malam this week, multi-talented artist Jane Ng Meng Hui drops in for a chat with DJ Leaf. Ng, who used to be a radio deejay, is steadily carving out an acting career now. So far, she has earned several film award nominations and was named Best Newcomer in 2010’s 4th Asian Film Awards for her role in the movie At The End Of Daybreak.

> For more information, log on to www.988.com.my. 988 frequencies: Kedah, Perlis & Langkawi 96.1; Penang 94.5; Taiping 101.0; Ipoh 99.8; Klang Valley 98.8; Kuantan 90.4; Negri Sembilan 93.3; Malacca & North Johor 98.2; South Johor & Singapore 99.9.

Download our 988 app or stream us online at 988.com.my

Tags / Keywords: Entertainment, Entertainment, Radio, 988 blurb, ZE:A, Music Gets Crazy, Pasar Malam, Jane Ng Meng Hui

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